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In Loving Memory of Ben Smolensky


Details about the Funeral, Burial and Shiva in Memory of Ben Smolensky are listed below.


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Graveside Service

Date & Time Monday 10/18/2021 at 01:30 PM

Address Westlawn Cemetery
7801 W Montrose Ave
Norridge, IL 60706


Address Westlawn Cemetery
7801 W Montrose Ave


The Smolensky Family Home
2 The Court of Harborside Apt 206
Northbrook, Illinois 60062

Following the service until 8 PM
Tuesday thru Thursday 6:30 PM until 8 PM
Minyan each night at 7 PM
Sunday 9 AM until 11 AM

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Ben Smolensky Shiva Contribution




Ben Smolensky, 96, proud Army veteran, having served in WWII. Adored son of the late Ida and Nathan Smolensky, and cherished son in-law of the late Ida and Edward Levett; beloved husband, best friend and soul mate of Beverly Smolensky (nee Levett); proud father of David (Debbie) and Daniel (Amy) Smolensky; loving Grandpa of Alyssa, Ashley, Nathan and Leo Smolenky; Ben was the middle brother of the late Joseph (the late Regina) and the late Jack (Natalie) Smolens; treasured uncle of Beth, Carey and the late Larry Smolens. Ben was a founding member of Moriah Congregation in Deerfield and the New Shul in Scottsdale, AZ. He was a teacher and mentor to several thousand students in his 31-year career at Wells High School. He was also a lover of family, travel, the arts and Torah. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Moriah Congregation, or a charity of your choice. Graveside service, today, Monday, October 18, 1:30 PM at Westlawn Cemetery, 7801 W. Montrose Ave., Norridge. For additional information, shiva and a link to view the service online, visit Shalom Memorial Funeral Home,, 847-255-3520.

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